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Classification: Painting
Medium: Oil
Support: Cardboard
Year: 1942
The Port
Alternate title: Arte constructiva
Oil on cardboard
31 3/8 x 39 7/8 in. (79.7 x 101.3 cm)
Signed lower left: J.Torres-GARCIA; dated lower right: 42
Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Latin American Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, March 31–June 6, 1943.
Museo Nacional de Bogotá, Colombia, 32 artistas de las Américas: exposición organizada por la Unión Panamericana Bogota, February 7–17, 1949, no. 29.
Museum of Modern Art, New York, Lincoln Kirstein's Modern, March 17–June 15, 2019, no. 208, ill., p. 169, as The Port.
Published References
Payró, Julio. "Presentación de JTG." Boletín de la Cátedra de investigación y de orientación artisticas año 1, no. 5 (December 1942), ill.
Kirstein, Lincoln. The Latin-American Collection of the Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1943, ill. p. 86.
"Joaquín Torres-García: Homenaje de Ver y Estimar." Ver y Estimar (Buenos Aires) vol. IV, no. 11 and 12 (June 1949), ill.
de Torre, Guilldermo. "Valoración de Torres - García." Clima: Cuadernos de Arte (Montevideo) año 1, no. 2-3 (October-December 1950), ill. p. 5, as Arte constructiva.
Romera, Antonio R. "Las Artes Plásticas en América Latina." El Mercurio, March 19, 1970, ill.
Joaquín Torres-García: The Arcadian Modern. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2015. Exhibition catalogue, ill. p. 49, fig. 21.
Record last updated May 15, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: de Torres, Cecilia, Susanna V. Temkin, Madeline Murphy Turner, and Victoria L. Fedrigotti. "The Port, 1942 (1942.17)." In Joaquín Torres-García Catalogue Raisonné. www.torresgarcia.com/catalogue/entry.php?id=1761 (accessed on April 21, 2024).